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41 Deone Bucannon OLB

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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January 18, 2021 01:32 AM
Buccaneers' Deone Bucannon: Elevated from practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon was elevated from Tampa Bay's practice squad Saturday.

Bucannon suited up with the Bucs in the team's wild-card win against Washington, where he recorded 16 snaps on special teams. The linebacker will aim to contribute additional snaps in Sunday evening's divisional-round game against the Saints.

January 12, 2021 03:28 PM
Deone Bucannon: Leaving Tampa Bay
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

Bucannon logged 16 snaps on special teams in Saturday night's wild-card win over Washington, but that apparently will be the extent of his contributions.

January 10, 2021 01:04 AM
Buccaneers' Deone Bucannon: Elevated for Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon was elevated to Tampa Bay's active roster from the practice squad Friday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

The 28-year-old recently joined the Bucs' practice squad and will now join the team for Saturday's wild-card matchup at Washington. Bucannon didn't see game action this season and had 28 tackles (16 solo) in 14 games between the Buccaneers and Giants in 2019.

September 8, 2020 10:04 PM
Deone Bucannon: Inked to practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon was added to the Falcons' practice squad Tuesday after being waived earlier in the day, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

NFL teams are permitted to stash more veteran depth than usual this season, with the NFL and NFLPA agreeing to allow practice squads to add up to six players with more than two accrued seasons (rather than the prior limit of two players). Bucannon made 14 appearances last year for the Giants and Buccaneers with just one start, but between 2015 and 2018 he started 47 of the 54 games he appeared in for Arizona. Head coach Dan Quinn said he wants "roster-ready" players on the practice squad, and Bucannon provides Atlanta with both recent regular-season experience, as well as the versatility to line up at both linebacker and defensive back.

May 21, 2020 06:04 PM
Falcons' Deone Bucannon: Links up with Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon has agreed to terms on a contract with the Falcons, William McFadden of the team's official site reports.

Bucannon offers Atlanta's defense key depth as a versatile linebacker/safety hybrid with veteran experience. The 2014 first-round pick racked up 28 tackles (16 solo) across 14 combined games with the Giants and Buccaneers last season.

January 7, 2020 01:00 AM
Giants' Deone Bucannon: Racks up 25 stops in 2019
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon recorded 25 tackles (15 solo) across nine contests in 2019.

Bucannon played a reserve/rotational role in New York's linebacker corps to begin the 2019 campaign, but he saw a steady increase in workload down the stretch. That culminated Week 16 against Washington, during which Bucannon notched seven tackles (two solo). The veteran is now set to become an unrestricted free agent.

December 22, 2019 04:16 PM
Giants' Deone Bucannon: Active for Week 16
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (illness) is active for the team's Week 16 matchup against Washington, Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com reports.

Bucannon appeared on the injury report Saturday but has recovered enough to be active. He's steadily seen his workload increase of late and played in a season-high 34 snaps in Week 15 against Miami.

December 21, 2019 12:36 PM
Giants' Deone Bucannon: Added to injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon has been added to the injury report as questionable ahead of Sunday's game against the Redskins due to an illness, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Bucannon's status will depend on how he is feeling closer to kickoff. If he is unable to go, Josiah Tauaefa will be the only depth available at inside linebacker behind Alec Ogletree and David Mayo.

October 23, 2019 04:40 AM
Giants' Deone Bucannon: Joins Giants
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon signed with the Giants on Tuesday, Michael Elsen of the team's official website reports.

Bucannon, a first-round pick in 2014, was recently released by the Buccaneers. He is expected to help provide depth at outside linebacker for the Giants.

October 9, 2019 08:36 PM
Deone Bucannon: Released by Bucs
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon was let go by Tampa Bay on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

The veteran linebacker had to be looking forward to playing a game in London, England, on Sunday, but following his release, he won't get an opportunity to do so. According to Schefter, it's expected that Bucannon will get an opportunity to play elsewhere. The 27-year-old was not seeing regular opportunities with the Bucs up to this point in the season, managing just three tackles through five weeks.

September 5, 2019 01:28 PM
Buccaneers' Deone Bucannon: Left off injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (knee) wasn't listed on the injury report for Wednesday's practice, suggesting he's fully healthy.

Bucannon suffered the injury during the team's third preseason game, but as evidenced by this news, avoided anything serious and was deemed healthy. The 27-year-old could start should Lavonte David (knee) sit out, but Bucannon figures to have a role on defense and special teams regardless for Week 1 against the 49ers.

August 23, 2019 11:44 PM
Buccaneers' Deone Bucannon: Suffers knee injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon picked up a knee injury during Friday night's preseason game against Cleveland, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.

Bucannon was ruled out for the remainder of the exhibition, though according to Greg Auman of The Athletic, he isn't expected to miss any significant time. He'll be considered day-to-day until further notice.

March 14, 2019 10:40 PM
Buccaneers' Deone Bucannon: Signing made official
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon signed a one-year contract, $2.5 million contract with the Buccaneers on Wednesday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.

Bucannon receives $1.45 million guaranteed, per Spotrac.com. The deal is essentially a low-risk, "prove-it" contract for a versatile young talent whom head coach Bruce Arians and defensive coordinator Todd Bowles are already familiar with. The Bucs' new head man had a hand in making Bucannon a first-round pick out of Washington State in 2014, and Bowles directly oversaw the 26-year-old's transition from safety to linebacker as Arizona's defensive coordinator during Bucannon's rookie season. While Tampa has a significant need at linebacker in the wake of Kwon Alexander's departure to the 49ers via free agency, Smith notably mentions that Bucannon is likely to be used "in a variety of ways" under Bowles, including as a possible linebacker/safety hybrid.

March 12, 2019 05:08 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: En route to Tampa
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Buccaneers are expected to sign Bucannon, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Bucannon has familiarity with the Bucs' new coaching staff, having worked under Bruce Arians for his first four seasons and defensive coordinator Todd Bowles as a rookie in 2014. Those four campaigns marked Bucannon's most productive as a pro, as he ranged between 82 and 112 tackles each year. Under the one-year experiment that was Steve Wilks, though, Bucannon fell off a cliff, playing just 34.9 percent of the defensive snaps en route to 38 tackles. Bucannon will hope for a revival as he mans the dollar linebacker position in Bowles' scheme.

December 16, 2018 12:20 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Will play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) is active for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Darren Urban of AZCardinals.com reports.

Bucannon was a limited participant in practice throughout the week as he returns from a three-game absence. The outside linebacker has logged just 21 tackles in 10 games this season.

December 14, 2018 04:40 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Falcons, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Bucannon practiced in a limited capacity each day this week. The Washington State product has missed the last three games with this injury. If Bucannon isn't able to play, Zeke Turner would likely see an increase in work.

December 8, 2018 05:44 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Ruled out again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Lions, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.

Bucannon has not participated in practice since suffering a chest injury Week 11, and he will now miss his third straight game. A timetable for the 26-year-old's return remains undisclosed.

December 6, 2018 05:32 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Not practicing again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) did not practice Thursday.

Bucannon has remained a non-participant in practice since suffering a chest injury Week 11 against the Raiders. The 26-year-old appears on track to miss his third consecutive game, allowing Zeke Turner to once again receive an uptick in snaps.

December 1, 2018 09:48 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Won't play Week 13
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Bucannon hasn't practiced since sustaining the chest injury Week 11 against the Raiders and will miss his second straight game. The 26-year-old currently has no official timetable for return.

November 30, 2018 03:16 PM
Cardinals' Deone Bucannon: Still not practicing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bucannon (chest) did not practice Thursday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.

Bucannon did not practice in any capacity last week either, and he appears on track to miss his second consecutive game. If Bucannon is unable to suit up against the Packers in Week 13, expect Zeke Turner to once again see a slight uptick in snaps.

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DateOpponentResultTKLASTTOTSCKINTPDEFFFSTY
Sat 01/09@ WASW 31-2300000000
Sun 01/17@ NOW 30-2000000000
Sun 01/24@ GBW 31-2600000000
Sun 02/07vs KCW 31-900000000
Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2021TB00000000000
2020TB00000000000
2019NYG141281612000000
2018ARI13638308100000
2017ARI121281582311393903
2016ARI1313916625000004
2015ARI1616112931931393913
2014ARI169806416200002
Total8457434 329.0105 727839112
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/211
Birthdate:
08/30/1992
Age:
28
Hometown:
Oakland, CA
School:
Washington State
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: